Education

The benefits of outdoor education aren’t accessible to all
The benefits of outdoor education aren’t accessible to all
Interest in nature-based education has increased during the pandemic, but affordability is an issue.
Honoring Montana’s first Black librarian
Honoring Montana’s first Black librarian
Carrying on the legacy of Alma Smith Jacobs requires representation and education.
Bozeman’s sole multicultural enclave faces evictions amid a housing crisis
Bozeman’s sole multicultural enclave faces evictions amid a housing crisis
For some residents, the displacement signals the loss of affordable housing — and the only diverse neighborhood in the Montana city.
How one student brings soil science down to earth
How one student brings soil science down to earth
Bo Collins’ goofy, profanity-laden social media presence makes scientific research seem humorous and relatable.
Students and faculty urge deeper look at land-grant legacy
Students and faculty urge deeper look at land-grant legacy
University officials face pressure to address their history as the recipients of dispossessed Indigenous land.
A whistleblower speaks out over excavation of Native sites
A whistleblower speaks out over excavation of Native sites
In California, archaeologists unearthed Indigenous burials 11 years ago, but the remains have yet to be repatriated.
California voted to keep affirmative action ban in place
California voted to keep affirmative action ban in place
It’s a setback, but students have been fighting to diversify their college campuses for years.
Cornell University addresses stolen Indigenous land in new project
Cornell University addresses stolen Indigenous land in new project
The university obtained almost 990,000 acres of expropriated Indigenous land through the Morrill Act and hopes to provide some remedies.
In Las Vegas, the burdens of remote learning rest heavy on working parents
In Las Vegas, the burdens of remote learning rest heavy on working parents
One of the nation’s largest school districts is trying to provide laptops and Wi-Fi to more than 300,000 students.
How anti-Indigeneity proliferates around the West and the world
How anti-Indigeneity proliferates around the West and the world
Across the globe, anti-Indigenous organizations and sympathizers work to undermine the collective rights of Indigenous peoples.
COVID-era lessons from homeschool
COVID-era lessons from homeschool
Don’t be terrified. Be ready.
Colorado public schools turn to outdoor instruction during COVID-19
Colorado public schools turn to outdoor instruction during COVID-19
These classes have become a key safety tactic as in-person learning returns.
Marco Vargas grew up with gun violence. Now, he wants to do something about it.
Marco Vargas grew up with gun violence. Now, he wants to do something about it.
A new program in Los Angeles is working to train young activists.
Getting schooled in conservation
Getting schooled in conservation
In Colorado’s Four Corners, experiential approaches to education connect high school students to each other and the land.
The land-grant universities still profiting off Indigenous homelands
The land-grant universities still profiting off Indigenous homelands
There are at least 16 land-grant universities making money from the expropriated Indigenous lands they retained from the Morrill Act.
Is ‘dismal’ the best education New Mexicans can expect?
Is ‘dismal’ the best education New Mexicans can expect?
Families fight for multicultural, bilingual and educational equity in the face of governmental evasion.
Colorado State University acknowledges its establishment at ‘dire cost to Native Nations’
Colorado State University acknowledges its establishment at ‘dire cost to Native Nations’
The land-grant university hopes to recruit more Indigenous students.
‘One hell of a testimony’ about mothers and daughters
‘One hell of a testimony’ about mothers and daughters
Debut novelist Kelli Jo Ford writes a lyrical tale of faith and family.
University of California remains vigilant amid DACA decision
University of California remains vigilant amid DACA decision
Supreme Court rules in favor of DACA program, but immigrant rights still have a long way to go.
Who will drive school buses during the pandemic?
Who will drive school buses during the pandemic?
School administrators struggle to figure out how to get kids to school while keeping bus drivers, who are often older, safe.
A family starts anew amid COVID-19
A family starts anew amid COVID-19
Mountain View, California, offers a ‘safe lot’ for RV dwellers.
Land-grant universities should acknowledge their debt to Indigenous people
Land-grant universities should acknowledge their debt to Indigenous people
Many of the nation’s universities were created with stolen wealth.
Hispanic-serving colleges and universities struggle to adapt to the pandemic
Hispanic-serving colleges and universities struggle to adapt to the pandemic
‘Government support is going to be vital.’
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